Seven Layer Salad * Lettuce * Green Pepper * Celery * Cucumber or water chestnuts (or both) * Peas * Cheese * Mayonnaise to cover all * Bacon bits (optional) 1. Chop up all vegetables, enough to cover previous layer. 2. Top vegetables with cheese; top cheese with mayonnaise. Make sure to cover cheese completely with mayonnaise to prevent cheese from going bad. 3. (optional): put bacon bits on top.